Schiffner to step down as Campbell c.f.o.

by Eric Schroeder
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CAMDEN, N.J. — The Campbell Soup Co. announced that Robert A. Schiffner, chief financial officer, will retire Jan. 31, 2009. Mr. Schiffner, 58, will step down as senior vice-president and c.f.o. on Aug. 1, 2008, or earlier if a successor is named, but has agreed to remain with the company through January 2009 to ensure a smooth transition.

A 33-year veteran of the food industry, Mr. Schiffner has been with Campbell since 2001, and oversees the controller’s, corporate development, investor relations, treasury and tax departments.

"Bob played a vital role in developing the transformation plan that renewed and revitalized Campbell and restored it to a growth track," said Douglas R. Conant, president and chief executive officer. "He is respected for his focus and insight throughout the organization and the investment community."

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